Introduction of Probability Theory

Instructor: Tatiana Xifara

Office: Baskin Engineering 365B
Office Hours (Tentative): Wednesday 10:00-11:00am, Friday 8:30-9:30am

Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday 2:00-3:45 pm, Engineering 2 192

 Required Text: Probability and Statistics. Fourth Edition (if you have the third edition that's fine too). Addison Wesley. M.H. DeGroot and M.J. Schervish (2002).

Additional References:  

  • Highly recommended: Principles of Uncertainty. J. Kadane. Chapman & Hall. (This book is available online at the UCSC Library) 
  • A First Course in Probability (sixth edition). S. Ross. Prentice Hall



  • TA: Yifei Yan - Office Hours: Monday 11:15am-12:15pm and Tuesday 9:30-10:30am @ BE-312 C/D
  • Homework Assignments
  • Quizzes and exams 

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